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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 172847
Last updated: 17 November 2021
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Type:Hawker Demon Mk I
Owner/operator:608 (North Riding) Squadron Royal Air Force (608 (North Riding) Sqn RAF)
Registration: K8209
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Thornaby, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Taxi
Departure airport:RAF Thornaby, North Yorkshire
Destination airport:RAF Thornaby, North Yorkshire
Built to contract 439133/35 by Boulton & Paul at Wolverhampton and delivered into storage to 1 ASU on 24th November 1937. It was issued to 608 Squadron in January 1938. Damaged after it swung while taxying downwind and overturned. Aircraft badly damaged & deemed beyond repair, struck off charge on 7th May 1939 with Cat.W/FA damage being recorded.

Pilot - Pilot Officer Morris RAF - uninjured


1. Royal Air Force Aircraft K1000-K9999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1976 page 68)

Revision history:

09-Jan-2015 21:50 Dr. John Smith Added
22-Jan-2016 06:29 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
22-Feb-2016 08:30 DG333 Updated [Operator]
26-Mar-2018 23:38 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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